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RPCC Staff Directory

Jessica Abernathy

Campus Director, Westside

Trevor Adams

HVAC Instructor

Kristi Anderson

Human Resources Generalist

Sommer Anderson

Staff Accountant

Blake Arceneaux

Department Chair of Instrumentation & Electrical Technology

Bryan Arceneaux

Instrumentation & Electrical Technology Instructor

Travis Arledge

Career Coach, Adult Education

Tony Armstrong

Welding Instructor

Emily Aucoin

English Professor & Department Chair of Arts & Humanities

Courtni Becnel


John Belleu

Supervisory of Plant

Dr. Katie Berchak-Irby

Assistant Professor, Spanish and Anthropology

Edward Bernier

Assistant Professor, Business and Accounting

Erin Blake

Associate Vice Chancellor of Enrollment Management & Dean of General Education

Sam Bono

History Professor & Department Chair for Social & Behavioral Sciences

Carmel Bourg

Student Success Coach

Patricia Broussard

Instructor, Mathematics

Ernest Carrier

Instructor, Instrumentation & Electrical Technology Assistant Technical

Connie Chemay

Head of Technical Services, Library Services

Chris Chrisman

Drafting & Design Instructor and Department Chair for Construction & Skilled Crafts

Dr. Stephen Costin

Assistant Professor, Chemistry

Dr. Woukeenia Cousin

Professor, Sociology

Katherine Cunningham

Instructor, Mathematics

Shalither Cushenberry

Coordinator, Accessibility Services & Student Engagement

Lori Dimperio

Practical Nursing Instructor

John Dixon

IT Manager

Billy Doncer

Director of Facilities

Ashley Dufrene

PTEC Instructor

Dr. Jason Dupuy

Associate Professor, English

Jared Eusea

Mathematics Associate Professor and Department Chair of Mathematics

Beatrice Evans

Human Resources Analyst

Jena Faciane

Director of Accounting

Robin Ferchaud

Accountant 3

Juanita Floyd Crochet

Medical Assistant Instructor

Frankie Foster

Workforce Solutions Coordinator

Lois Fouse

Instrumentation & Electrical Technology Technical Professor

Zariah Goff

Career Assessment Associate

Jay Gross

Process Technology Instructor and Department Chair of Process Technology

Chenetra Hall-Phillips

Criminal Justice Instructor

Keisha Hart-Williams

Director of Financial Aid

Dr. Iris Henry

Biology Professor and Department Chair of Science

Raynell Hernandez

Assistant Director, Adult Education

Dr. Sarah Hyde

Professor, History

Akendra Jackson

Medical Assistant Instructor

Natasha Johnson

Executive Director of Enrollment Management and Student Outreach

Rosie Johnson

Student Success Coach

Wendy Johnson

Director, Library Services

Diva Jones

Dean of Students

Kristal Jones

Medical Assistant Instructor

Tonja Jones


Laura Kamath

Assistant Professor, Art

Melba Kennedy

Director of Grants and Strategic Projects

Harold Lagarde

Campus Coordinator, Westside

Sharon Lagarde

Professor, Biology

Kenneth Landry

Process Technology Instructor

Alisha LaRoche

Account, Senior

Jane LeBlanc

Executive Assistant/Special Event Coordinator

Randi Lemoine

Instructor, Psychology

Maudhelen Lewis-Burris

Practical Nursing Instructor

Rusti Liner

Assistant Professor, Geography

Sarina Lirette

Director of Adult Education

Cynthia Lockett

Workforce Instructor

Antoinette Marsalis

Business Instructor

Mary Marsh

Medical Assistant Instructor

Efrem Marshall

Interim Director of TRiO

Joe Martin

Industrial Maintenance Instructor

James McCrary

Director of Innovative Teaching and Learning

William McGee

WorkReadyU Instructor

Dr. Casey Merrell

Speech Instructor

Trista Messerli

Associate Professor, Biology

David Molley

Electrical & Instrumentation Instructor

Keiara Neal

Student Success Coach

Renata Nelson

CTE Coordinator

Donna Newsome

Associate Professor, English

Kaleb Nicholas

Information Technology Specialist

Rodney Nicholas

Process Technology Instructor

Jemmia Njoku

Practical Nursing Instructor

Melissa Norris

Melissa Norris, Medical Coding Instructor & Department Chair for Medical Coding

Carolyn Oubre

Transfer Counselor

James Oubre, Jr.

Industrial Maintenance Instructor

Mark Payne

Instrumentation & Electrical Technology Instructor

Angela W. Pea

Financial Aid Counselor

Brandi Pennison

Student Success Coach

Charles Perez

Medical Assistant Instructor

Karen Perilloux

Mathematics Instructor

Tamatha Perry

Assessment Center Coordinator

Rondreka Pitts

Assistant Director of Accounting

Teron Potter

Computer Science Instructor

Chris Rice

Instrumentation Instructor

Tarie Roberson

Associate Vice Chancellor of Institutional Advancement

Melissa Robert

Process Technology Instructor

Deshon Robertson

Director of Financial Aid

Andrew Rodgers

Physical Science/PTEC/Chemistry Instructor

Mack Rodrigue

Instrumentation & Electrical Technology Instructor

James Rolfes

Business Professor and Division Coordinator for Business & Computer Science

Bridget Romano

Procurement Analyst 2

Tammy Ross

Custodian 2

Dr. Donna Rybicki

Assistant Professor, Chemistry

Gretchen Schmidt

Dean of Health Sciences

Toby Schmidt

Maintenance Repairer 2

Shalini Sealey

Institutional Research Officer and Academic Affairs Manager

Laura Segura

Assistant Professor, English

Kimberly Showers

Vice Chancellor of Finance and Administration

Penelope Shumaker

Campus Director, St. Charles

Misty Slayter

Chief of Staff

Larry Smith

Maintenance Repairer 2

Malik Smith

Director of Recruitment and Student Outreach

Ethel Stemley

Student Services Coordinator

Dr. Julie Sullivan

Professor, Mathematics

Quintin Taylor


Russell Templet

Process Technology Instructor

Dr. Donovan Thompson

Dean of Energy Sciences Division & Executive Director of Future of Energy Workforce Consortium

Mahn Tien Do

Mathematics Instructor

Ariel Triggs

Campus Director, Reserve

Brian J. Vermeire

Director, Human Resource

Jacob Vinson

Director of Business Development

Jesse Walczak

Assistant Professor, English

Kenya Washington-Williams

Medical Assistant Instructor

Hannah Webb


Cherri Wells

Executive Director of Workforce

Clay White

Network Administrator

Kirk White

Process Technology Instructor

Kate Whitehead

Assistant Director of Career and Workforce Success

Jeremy Whittemore

Dean of Applied Sciences

Megan Wilkinson

English Instructor

Eddie Williams

Safety and Property Coordinator

Jade Williams

Marketing & Communications Manager

Shannon Williamson

Department Chair of Process Technology

Tiffany Yochum

English Instructor

Hasan Zaman

Assistant Professor, Biology

Dr. Esperanza Zenon

Professor, Physical Science

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Campus Locations

Gonzales Campus
925 W. Edenborne Parkway
Gonzales, LA. 70737

Reserve Campus
181 Regala Park Road
Reserve, LA. 70084

St. Charles Campus
13145 HWY 90
Boutte, LA. 70039

Westside Campus
25250 Tenant Road
Plaquemine, LA. 70764


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excellence, and sustainability.

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